Saif Ali Khan is the father of four children and is currently enjoying parenthood with his youngest two sons Taimur Ali Khan and Jahangir (Jeh) Ali Khan. While actor and wife-turned-actress Kareena Kapoor Khan is often on her way to international destinations or taking a walk in the city with her kids, both the stars are full-time working parents.
In a recent chat, the Love Aaj Kal actor talked about the kids – especially how proud he is of the changes Taimur has made since he became the youngest. The actor also clarified about how he maintains work-life balance and the secret to being a happy person. read on.
In a recent conversation, as reported by Hindustan Times, Saif Ali Khan opened up about Taimur and how the arrival of Jeh earlier this year changed him. The Bhoot Police actor said, “There has definitely been a change in Taimur… he was younger and now he is not. He is interested in zombies and armies and he makes his brother laugh a lot and usually (with ) talks loudly. I think we’re going to put our hands up.” Though adds with a laugh, “I’m quite scared where the peace and quiet part with the two boys is going.”
Saif Ali Khan says that even though the noise and ‘peace and peace’ are miles away, he is enjoying the company of his wife Kareena Kapoor Khan and their youngest sons. He said, ‘The first lockdown was like this. We are fortunately very nice people. My family is very balanced, we have lovely kids here. We can cook and listen to music and read books and be fine just like that, but we prefer to work our normal lives, and balance it ourselves. “
Talking about whether the last few years of being locked in the house has given him the much-needed downtime with his family, the actor says, “I don’t think I was overworked to the point where I don’t know. How was the holiday, and suddenly in lockdown I came to know what it is. I’ve always gone. I would rather have a lot more than not have a lockdown. But I mean if we look on the bright side, we’ve got some amazing family. “
While both Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan are full-time working parents, the family never misses out on spending time together and going out on vacations. Talking about the same, the Jawaani Jaaneman actor said, “The key difference there is that we don’t really have to work, so we can choose what we want to do, we have been doing it for a while.” The family of four had a lot of fun while holidaying in Maldives recently.
Further talking about maintaining a balance between his personal and professional life, the Adipurush actor said, “There comes a phase in life where you want more and want better and there is no end to it. But there has to be a balance. We make sure that one of us is doing less and one of us is doing more. And we share responsibilities and make sure we do our holidays together. It also works because Kareena really wants to be married and has a family life along with work.”
Saif Ali Khan also said that both he and Kareena enjoy home life. He said that for actors “nothing is more important than children and spending time with each other”. They also said that they like to cook together and the family atmosphere “but you need to strike a balance by going out there and proving something to yourself and the world in terms of your work, then you are a happy person.”
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